Book Review: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

Sleep, one universal thing we share with other humans and animals. It is as important as eating and drinking (water! no being cheeky.) Matthew Walker goes over scientific studies and findings of sleep and gives his honest opinion on how our modern lifestyle is destroying this act that is not only fundamental for our mental health but also our physical health.

I would recommend this book. It is no wonder it has become an international bestseller. However, the book was repetitive at times. Also, I’m always cautious when anyone says something is a cure for all. I got an impression from the book that there is nothing sleep can’t cure or nothing it isn’t involved. That might be true that sleep is an important part of our well-being (I’m sure after reading the book it is), but it is not the only actor that has a saying on our lives. But I’m sure if you are constantly fatigued, not getting your 7-9 hours of sleep at night, and are highly stressed, then sleep cures most of the ailments.

The book gives an important message to us, our employers, and our decision-makers, if we keep going on as we do now, with high stress, artificial lighting, irregular sleeping, and not sleeping at all something will give in. And I have to say there is surprisingly little general debate about the matter. If there are articles about sleeping in the newspapers, they approach the matter from the individualistic perspective. There is nothing wrong with that, but there should be talking about why lack of sleep is so widely shared in our society?

Thank you for reading!

0 comments on “Book Review: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Beyond the cliff

So, where to?



Avisha Rasminda

Hi, I'm Avisha Rasminda Twenty One years old, Introduce Myself As A Author , Painter , A Poet.

The Cabinet of Curiosity

Literature, Science, Art and Culture in the long Nineteenth-Century.

Biveros Bulletin

To Travel is to Live

Sapient Publishers


Lebana's Journey |Prose and Poetry|

I Dare You to Figure Me Out


Highs and lows of life.

deepak sharma writes

Short and Inspiring Stories, Travel Memoirs and Articles

Victoria Dutu Author Books and Paintings

Buy just now these Books and Paintings created by me, VICTORIA DUTU. My paintings and books are about a world of soul, mind, heart, love, suffer, faith, God, man and women, powerful of heart and mind, victory, success, to be strong and winner in our time.

Life in Copenhagen

Life in Copenhagen, Denmark, after moving during Covid-19.

Victoria Dutu ***Galeria de PICTURI SI CARTI

Comanda acum o carte si o pictura create de mine pentru ca au la baza principiul estetic de frumos! * Telefon&WhatsApp:+40740.27.99.08/

%d bloggers like this: